Games Played Thursday
Memphis Redbirds (Triple-A) - Falls to Round Rock 3-0
Round Rock starter Josh Miller tossed a three-hit shutout against the host Redbirds. Josh Phelps continues to pound the baseball with two more doubles.
In the last two games, Memphis has a total of six hits.
RECORD: 66-59, 2nd place, 7.0 GB
Springfield Cardinals (Double-A) - Tops San Antonio 6-5
In Brad Furnish's Double-A debut, he picked up the victory after throwing five innings of one run ball. The southpaw did struggle with his command, walking six. Fernando Salas draws closer to a Springfield record with his 24th save.
RECORD: 28-24, 2nd place, 4.0 GB
Palm Beach Cardinals (High-A) - Falls to Brevard County 6-4
In his Florida State League debut, Nick Additon did not miss a beat with five innings of one run baseball but did not factor in the decision. The southpaw struck out three and walked three.
RECORD: 27-24, 4th place, 3.5 GB
Quad Cities River Bandits (A) - Lost to Beloit 6-1
RECORD: 28-25, 3rd place tie, 3.5 GB
Batavia Muckdogs (SS) - Doubled up by Tri-City 2-1
Christian Rosa drove in a run in the top of the fourth for the only Muckdog tally of the night. Tri-City quickly answered with two runs in the bottom of the inning and that was all of the offense for the night.
Colt Sedbrook had two hits and scored his team's only run. George Brown threw five solid innings but was charged with his third loss of the season. Thomas Eager pitched three hitless innings of relief.
RECORD: 32-23, 2nd place, 2.0 GB
Johnson City Cardinals (R) - Lost to Kingsport 6-4
Mike Blaze picked up his fourth loss of the season after the Mets plated four runs in four innings off the young right-hander. Blazek did strikeout seven Kingsport hitters. Jon Bravo whiffed five batters in four shutout innings.
RECORD: 30-26, 3rd place, 5.0 GB
Gulf Coast League Cardinals (R) - Falls to the Nationals 8-1
Game Two: Defeated by the Nationals 9-2
Angel Cruz was tagged with the loss.
RECORD: 15-31, Last Place, 12.5 GB
VSL Cardinals (R) - Season Over
RECORD: 31-34, 5th Place, 13.5 GB
DSL Cardinals (R) - Day Off
RECORD: 24-35, 5th place, 15.0 GB
Minor League Pitcher of the Day - Nick Additon
Just like he had done at the Quad Cities, Additon kept hitters off balance in five innings of work. Though he did not factor in the decision, he allowed only one run to a talented Brevard County lineup.
Minor League Player of the Day - Jose Martinez
Though this season has been a struggle for Martinez, it was not evident on Thursday night. With two more RBIs, the 22-year-old now has 59 RBIs this season.
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